Duration: 5 Days
Region: Kathmandu ,Valley
Price: USD 350
Group size: Min 1-12 Min
Nepal is well known to have the world highest mountain Everest but beside this, it is also the birthplace of Lord Gautama Buddha. This short five-day tour is perfect for those adventurous travelers who have limited holiday and want to explore some of the heritage sites, famous different temples, monuments, and stupas. Lots of spiritual visitors come to explore Kathmandu as this ancient place is also called as the city of temples.
As the valley is surrounded by the three cities Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan and each city have different temples and palaces with different myth. While touring, our well-experienced guide will fill you with adequate knowledge about the myth, why the temple was built, how and so on. Including the heritage sites, we will also be heading to Nagarkot - the best spot to view the sunrise and sunset surrounded by astounding views of the Himalayas.
This tour is also designed as a pilgrimage tour. First, we will be visiting the Kathmandu Durbar Square which is an ancient palace where historical kings used to rule the country. After that, we will visit the Pashupatinath temple. It is also famous cremation site where Hindus believe that cremating here; you get out of the cycle of life and death.
Next, we headed to visit the Swambhunath temple which is pilgrimage site both for Hindus and Buddhist. Then we head to the largest stupa i.e. Boudhanath stupa. Next day, we will be exploring other areas visiting numerous temples and shrines. Next day we head to Nagarkot for fine-looking sunrise and sunset views.
We Accent Himalaya have different packages of Nepal tour such as whole Nepal heritage which is a 10 days tour, a short 3 days tour for those who have limited time. You can go to our website for more details and choose the best that suits your holiday. Kathmandu Valley Temples and Pagodas Tour can be done year round but the perfect time would be in spring and fall as the weather conditions will be clear and pleasing. To book this tour or have any inquiries, please do contact or email us.
Our day to day itinerary for this tour is listed below:
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Day 01: Arrival & Overnight in Kathmandu
Day 02: KTM Sightseeing Tour: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhu, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath
Day 03: Sightseeing Tour: Patan, Khokana, Bungmati, And Sunset at Nagarkot
Day 04: Sightseeing: Nagarkot Sunrise, Changu Narayan & Bhaktapur
Day 05: Fly Home, Transfer to Airport.
Includes and Excludes
- All airport & hotel transfers
- Welcome and farewell dinner
- Private car with driver
- 3 nights in 3 - star hotel in Kathmandu and 1 night in Hotel Country Villa or similar in Nagarkot
- An experienced English-speaking tour guide including his salary, insurance, equipment, food, and lodging
- T-shirt, City map
- Heritage sites entrance fees
- All government and local taxes
Not Included in the Cost
- Nepal Visa fee (please bring the exact US $ in cash and two passport size photograph)
- International airfare to and from Kathmandu
- All meals except breakfast
- Extra night accommodation if needed
- Travel and rescue insurance
- Personal expenses (phone calls, internet, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, etc.)
Accent Himalaya manages its best to provide good food and comfortable accommodation. During your tour, standard hotel (rated 2-3 stars) will be provided. However, if you are willing to spend more, we can arrange some luxurious room from 4-5 star hotels.
All the meals and breakfast required for you are included in our package. Dinner and breakfast will be served in the same lodge where you spend overnight and the team leader or guide will find you a good place for lunch on the way to your destination.
You will be carrying a small backpack with your water bottle, camera, tissue paper, towel, or other gears that you need to use frequently. The clothes and gears that you don’t need can be packed and left in the locker or safe deposit box in the hotel free of cost.
Normal weight limit at Nepal’s domestic airline is 15 kg including your hand carry and in case you exceed the limit, you need to pay the extra amount which is not included in our package.
Accent Himalaya provides you a very trained and experienced tour guide who will handle all the logistics and other issues that may emerge during your tour. If you are visiting in a larger group, we will provide you an additional guide.
Personal Expenses on Trek
Personal expense literally depends upon your personal habit; whether you are alcoholic or non-alcoholic, extravagant or thrifty and so on. Normally, the cost of the meal and accommodation during the trek are covered in our package and you will be liable to pay for table drinks (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages), snacks while trekking, souvenirs, hot shower (available in some places) tips to the guide or porters, meals during your stay at Kathmandu (a normal meal costs $ 5-7 in Kathmandu) as well as the entrance fees during your city tour to different places in Kathmandu (approximately $ 25). Tips to the guide or porter are your personal choice. However, we suggest you give tip and allocate 5-10 percent of your total tour cost if you are satisfied with their service.
Our Greetings at Airport
We advise you to flow the information of your international flight details after you confirm your Trip with Accent Himalaya for our meeting and greetings. Right after you cross the Customs and check out of the terminal building, you will find our representative holding a placard with your name or the name of the company (Accent Himalaya) and drop you to your hotel in a private car. In case you have booked the hotel by yourself, we suggest you inform us in advance the name of the hotel you are about to stay so that our representative can drop you to your hotel and would be easier to meet with the team leader or the guide.
Itinerary and Possible Changes on it
Our normal Itinerary is the most usual and practicable. In the package, the days of your arrival and departure and a day of city tour are also counted. In case you have managed your further schedule, you want to exclude those days and just want us to help you with the trip part, upon your inquiry, we can rearrange and adjust the itinerary according to your wish and let you know about the final cost for the trip.
Also, you can extend your trip if you feel it necessary with consultation with our guide on the way to your destination but we recommend you to finish the trip within the last day mentioned in our package as many unforeseen circumstances may befall at any time.
Booking and Payment
You are required to make 20% (non-refundable) payment in advance in order to confirm and book the trip along with a photocopy of your passport and flight details (arrival detail, flight name, number and time) and the remaining 80% balance is due when you arrive in Nepal. You have an option of paying the advance by bank transfer or credit card. So, do let us know which modes of payment are convenient for you, then we will forward the details of payment.